Athletics Operations Manager

Denver Public Schools | Denver, CO, United States

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Posted Date 8/19/2022


Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $60,542 - $73,361

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Evaluates, designs, executes, measures, monitors and controls specific processes associated with a program or operational unit. Focuses on continuous improvement of existing procedures, to enhance productivity, attain district objectives, and enhance quality of outcomes. Processes span across departments, involve a broad set of constituents, and deliver significant value to the district.

Manages operations and logistic for athletic programs across the District. Provides leadership to site administrators, staff, students and parents in developing and maintaining effective athletic programming and activities. Responsible for District-wide recruitment and training of coaches, selection of game officials, and maintenance of records for league play.

- Coordinates the recruitment, orientation and mentorship of coaching staff on a seasonal basis; offers guidance and assistance to site administrators as needed; assists with pre-season and post-season coaches meetings and development of clinics and in-services for coaches’ professional development; provides evaluation for coaches.

- Maintains accurate records of league play, league champions, coaches of the year and participation numbers; coordinates, manages and evaluates data on athletic programs and instruction.

- Enforces established guidelines for proper behavior of coaches and athletes, including approval and participation in activities such as clinics and playoff games.

- Secures personnel necessary to conduct all athletic events and selects officials for athletic games; coordinates pay for coaches, officials and game workers.

- Inspects the playing site for safety and playability and makes recommendations accordingly.

- Coordinates league play, including addressing weather condition issues, rule interpretation, scheduling conflicts and transportation conflicts; works with other departments to coordinate travel; and attends athletic competition to observe and correct as necessary administration of these events.

- Ensures athletics and activities meet Title IX compliance.

- Administers budgeted allocations and collaboratively recommends annual budget requirements.

- Coordinates with school personnel and purchasing for the selection and purchase of athletic equipment, supplies, trophies and related expenses, ensuring budgetary compliance and provide timely and accurate reporting.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

- Five (5) or more years of administrative experience in an urban school system or five (5) or more years serving as an Activity Coordinator or similar role which dealt with issues related to student athletics is required.

- Three (3) or more years previous coaching experience is required.

- Valid Colorado Driver’s License, appropriate insurance coverage and acceptable driving record for the past three years is required.

- Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products and/or Project Management Software as well as Google Workspace.

- Preferred experience with data analytics.

- Strong attention to detail.

- Excellent interpersonal, analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

- Ability to communicate effectively in a credible and confident manner at all levels in the organization, both orally and in writing.

- Ability to assess appropriate priorities and organize workload on multiple assignments.

- Ability to collaborate with others on challenging, time sensitive projects as a team player.

- Excellent group facilitation skills and customer service skills.

- Knowledge of Interscholastic athletics programs, including facilities requirements, rules and regulations governing athletics programs and student eligibility requirements is preferred.

Education Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in Education, Physical Education, or related is required.

- Master’s Degree is preferred.

Additional Information:

- Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

- Benefits (including DPS contributions):

- Compensation Structures:

- Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Employment Type
Full time
Education | Management

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